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10 Completely Brilliant Guitar Tuition Sites - Cool Guitar Stuff

10 Completely Brilliant Guitar Tuition Sites - Cool Guitar Stuff
I’ve spent many hours either watching guitar video lessons or reading guitar blog posts and have created a list of the places I keep going back to again and again. Whether you are a learner, intermediate or advanced guitar player there’s something for everyone here. Guitar Jamz Marty Schwartz produces amazing guitar tutorials and tips videos for both electric and acoustic guitars. There’s a large amount of free materials available on his channels and if you want more he offers some great dvd’s at reasonable, good value for money prices. Check out his acoustic blues lesson below: …as well as this electric guitar lesson showing how to play Enter Sandman. Here are Marty’s two YouTube channels: Matt’s Guitar Lessons This small (ish) site offers an excellent selection of video guitar lessons showing how to play popular songs and some general improvisational tips. For examples check out this fantastic free video guitar lesson showing how to play Led Zeppelin’s ‘Bron-Yr-Aur’: Matt’s Guitar Lessons:

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30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists The guitar is an instrument that knows no genre and no boundaries--one of the reasons why it's arguably the world's most beloved instrument. Here are over 30 incredibly useful (and often entertaining) websites dedicated to the guitar and its admirers. Must-see sites 1. Guitar Shred Show follows the escapades of Mr. Fastfinger, a Sumarai shredder with a gravelly voice who battles dwarves and accordion-wielding demons. Arpeggio Tricks The mp3 audio files for this lesson seem to have gone missing, since this lesson was on the old site, as soon as we find them again they will go back up! Trick 1 Trick 2

30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists 7. 20 Greatest Guitar Solos Ever resembles the beginning of the above list, but with crispy and delicious YouTube videos for each entry. 9. Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time might not exactly reflect your own thoughts, but it could introduce you to a stellar guitar song you’ve never heard before. 10. 99 Tips to Help You Play Better features 99 pearls of wisdom from guitar wizards like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Jimmi Page. As a preview, here’s number 99: 6 Cool Guitar Blues Turn Arounds in the key of E Photo by Steve Garry A good blues turnaround is the icing on the cake of every blues progression. I always beg, borrow, steal and create my own nice sweet sounding turnarounds to add that extra magic when I’m playing a blues song. It’s one of the things that makes the blues sound so cool. Blues turnarounds are played at the end of a section of a blues progression which then leads to the next section or the end of the song.

Guitar Lessons : Steve Vai's 30 Hour Workout - 30 hour path to virtuoso enlightenment or how to destroy your pop career in one easy lesson In this section, I'll explain methods to help you find your unique voice as a guitarist, and explain techniques that can aid your expression on the instrument. These laner items include vibrato, bent notes, harmonics, whammy-bar stunts and dynamics. Everything I've told you thus far will help you in your quest to become an accomplished guitar player. However, remember that all the exercises, scales, theory and whatnot are just devices that can help you express yourself more freely on your instrument. Be careful not to get hung up on how fascinating it is to be able to play scales really fast, or to shred yourself into a coma. Use this stuff as a tool, not a prison.

Discover Your Discomfort by Jamie Andreas (www.guitarprinciples.com) Okay, I'm going to explain some powerful things for the practicing guitarist who wants to see RESULTS from their practice. In other words, the guitarist who wants to do what I call CORRECT PRACTICE. Have you ever had trouble playing something on the guitar? Have you ever seen or heard someone play something, tried to do it yourself, maybe practiced it for a long time, and ended up with only frustration and bad feelings about yourself as a player? 3 Juicy Blues Chord Progressions to Be Prepared When I learned my first blues progression it wasn’t something I really got excited about. It was okay but it didn’t make me want to play it over and over again. I would rather prefer cool or mind blowing. Later when I started adding a sprinkle of jazz to it things became more interesting. Blues chord progressions start to change from mediocre to superb.

99 Ways To Play Better (And Sound Better) Right Now 99 Ways To Play Better (And Sound Better) Right Now - See more at: Here at GP , we figure that if you’re going to expand and maximize your talents, you may as well learn from the best. So we offer these 99 tips from cats who know their stuff—from rock royalty to jazz patriarchs to any-and-all, top-of-their-game bad asses. Hopefully, you’ll find something in these cosmic, practical, and musical nuggets of wisdom that will kick that rut-raddled mind of yours into higher gears of inspiration.

Know Every Note on the Guitar in 9 Days Knowing every note on the guitar is a challenge unique to the instrument. A saxophone has only one way to finger each note, while a guitar usually has a few different strings and four fingers to choose from. String a few notes together and the permutations of how to play them will wreck your brain. Pianists have a similar problem with ten available digits, but you can memorize the notes on a keyboard in a matter of minutes; the same pattern of white and black keys repeats every octave. The challenge with navigating the guitar fretboard is its two-dimensional layout.

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